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Program overview
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Cardiff
September 2022

Cardiff
September 2023

Cardiff
September 2024

Program description

Accounting

Effective, efficient and enthusiastic accounting professionals are central to the success of contemporary organisations. So you’ll be in high demand for roles in the public, private and third sectors with competitive salaries and excellent prospects for career progression.

Our BSc Accounting programme is accredited by the Accounting Professional Bodies and is designed to equip you with practical skills and professional confidence for a successful accounting career or in preparation for postgraduate study and research.

You’ll develop business and finance expertise from our team of international researchers and qualified accounting professionals. They’ll introduce you to financial and management accounting and corporate finance while encouraging you to consider the social, economic and ethical implications of your decisions.

A programme of industry-specific workshops, organised in partnership with professional accounting firms and accrediting bodies, complements your academic study with exposure to real-world accounting and finance scenarios.

Distinctive features

  • Study on a degree accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
  • Acquire business and finance skills from leading international researchers and qualified accounting professionals.
  • Prepare for your accounting career with exemptions from chartered accounting professional examinations.
  • Attend industry-specific workshops organised in partnership with professional accounting firms and accrediting bodies.

Admission requirements

Typical A level offer

AAB-ABB. Please note, General Studies, Critical Thinking and Citizenship Studies will not be accepted.

Extended Project Qualification: Applicants with grade A in the EPQ will typically receive an offer one grade lower than the standard A level offer. Please note that any subject specific requirements must still be met.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

The modules shown are an example of the typical curriculum and will be reviewed prior to the 2022/23 academic year. The final modules will be published by September 2022.

Year One

Core Modules

  • Applied Stats and Maths in Econ and Business
  • Legal Studies
  • Introduction to Management and Organisation
  • Foundations of Business Accounting
  • Professional Skills for Accountants
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Fundamentals of Financial Reporting
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Principles of Marketing and Strategy

Year Two

Core Modules

  • Management Accounting
  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Taxation
  • Auditing and Assurance
  • Corporate Reporting

Optional Modules

  • Inferential Statistics, Statistical Modelling and Survey Methods
  • Law of Commerce, Banking and Investment
  • Marketing and Strategy

Year Three

Core Modules

  • Management Accounting and Control
  • Advanced Corporate Reporting
  • Corporate Finance and Strategy

Optional Modules

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Start-Ups
  • Development of Accounting
  • Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Analysis of Financial Reporting Information
  • International Financial Management
  • Public Sector Accounting
  • Corporate Governance and Accountability
  • Modelling in Management Science
  • Taxation Policy, Practice and Administration
  • Ethics and Morality of Business

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.

Tuition fees

  • Tuition fees for UK and Ireland Students: £9,000 per year.
  • Tuition fees for International Students: £19,700 per year.

For more information about tuition fee, please visit the university website.

Qualification

What skills will I practise and develop?

As a result of engaging fully with this course, you will acquire and develop a range of valuable skills, both those which are discipline specific and more generic ‘employability skills’. These will allow you to:

  • Grasp complex issues with confidence
  • Ask the right questions of complex texts
  • Have an imaginative appreciation of different views and options and analyse these critically
  • Identify and apply relevant data
  • Develop practical research skills
  • Propose imaginative solutions of your own that are rooted in evidence
  • Communicate clearly, concisely and persuasively in writing and speech
  • Sourcing, interpreting and presenting relevant numerical information – to support the composition of projects reports and business cases
  • Work to deadlines and priorities, managing a range of tasks at the same time
  • Work as part of a team, developing a collaborative approach to problem-solving
  • Use IT programmes and standard software packages, where appropriate
  • Take responsibility for your own learning programme and professional development.

Career opportunities

  • Accountant
  • Business Analyst
  • Economist
  • HR Manager
  • Lecturer
  • Marketing Executive
  • Production Manager
  • Stockbroker

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Cardiff University

Founded in 1883, Cardiff University combines a prestigious heritage with impressive modern facilities, on one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK. As part of the Russell Group, our students benefit from our outstanding research quality and reputation, while...


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CF10 3AT Cardiff

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